Metuchen High School: GIMP

14. Animated GIF

6 points

This exercise introduces you to creating animated GIFs.

The GIF format supports only 256 colors so it is more appropriate for drawings and cartoons than for photographs.  (The JPEG format commonly used for photographs supports 16 million colors.)  It is a good idea to keep the dimensions of an animated GIF relatively small in order to keep its file size reasonable.

Here is my simple animated GIF: